Mr. Squirrel and the King of the Forest (Hardcover)

By Sebastian Meschenmoser

NorthSouth Books, 9780735843424, 64pp.

Publication Date: July 2, 2019

List Price: 18.95*
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Mr. Squirrel is back in another hilarious tale.

Mr. Squirrel can’t believes his eyes—an unknown, mysterious creature is under his tree. It must be the legendary king of the forest. Will the king share his wisdom to Mr. Squirrel and the other animals and help them have a better life, as legend has it? In fact, the king tells the animals his only and most important rule of life. But as it turns out, it’s anything but royal . . . 

About the Author

Sebastian Meschenmoser was born in Frankfurt, Germany, in 1980. He studied fine arts in Mainz, Germany. His illustrations were chosen from more than 2,700 entries and presented at the Children’s Book Fair in Bologna in recognition of him being one of the most innovative new illustrators. As an accomplished artist with several exhibitions to his name, Sebastian Meschenmoser is among Germany’s most successful and admired young illustrators for children.

Praise For Mr. Squirrel and the King of the Forest

The fablelike beginning of the story is accompanied by lush, painterly illustrations...Mr. Squirrel fans will giggle...
— School Library Journal